Additional Ways to Shop: Fishing 101
Bass Pro Shops/Outdoor World, Gurnee Illinois
The first thing you need to do as soon as you enter our lobby is pause and look around! You will see hand-painted murals from renowned artists depicting scenes from our forests, waterways, and local outdoor scenery that are all part of the great Illinois heritage. Wildlife mounts are displayed alongside local historical prints featuring early tourists and residents enjoying all types of sporting adventures. Giant exquisitely crafted outdoor themed chandeliers, made by Bass Pro Shops' own artisan’s, hang throughout the store and a relaxing lobby with a huge stone fireplace and furniture to sit in while you take it all in.
We are more than just a Fishing and Hunting store. Come to our store and see our other extensive departments like Camping, (that includes hiking, grilling and everything in between), our Gifts and Nature center (toys, hot sauces, wind chimes, music, etc.), Apparel and Footwear (with brand names like RedHead, Under Armour, Bob Timberlake and more), Marine (find electronics, boat accessories, GPS, etc.) Tracker Boats (Tahoe, Nitro, Tracker and Sun Tracker), Water sports (kayaks, rafts, snorkeling equipment, wake surfing boards and all other fun water toys). The best part is that each department will come with a skilled and knowledgeable associate that will guide you thru your every need.
Aquarium and Fish Feeding
We have three large water features on site, including our main aquarium, which is 38,000 gallons and it houses many different species of fish from Large Mouth Bass to monster sized Cat Fish! Our local pros and store staff demonstrating some of our new products, techniques and much more throughout the year. Join us for our fish feeding FRENZY Saturdays at 1pm and Mondays at 6:00pm.
Arcade and Shooting Gallery
Our store carries different types of fun arcade games, but is our Uncle Bucks Cabin shooting gallery that takes the cake. Depicting a country cabin with wildlife and nature all around it, kids have fun shooting at the targets and seeing the interaction of all the items of this gallery.
3D – Archery Target Range
Come on down and enjoy our indoor archery range. It features two levels with 5 lanes on each floor. The range is outfitted with plenty of 3D targets at various distances, so you can get some practice in or site in for your next hunt. We also have associates on site to give advice, assist with tuning, and help outfit your archery needs. The range is open to the public and reservations are recommended. We can also accommodate booking the range for group functions. Call the store for details.
Shooting Range and Rifle Tube
Want to try out that new pistol or rifle you just purchased from Bass Pro? We have a 5 lane, 25 yard, pistol range that features an automatic target system. We also have an indoor, single rifle tube that is 25 yards in length which is perfect for sighting in that new scope or getting ready for your next hunt. The pistol range accommodates ammo calibers from a .22 up to a .44 mag. and the rifle tube accommodates from a .22 caliber up to 375 H&H. Our Hunting department offers a variety of firearms, safety equipment, ammo, and targets that can be used in the range. The range is open 7 days a week, walk-ins and reservations are welcome.
Fudge and Nut Cart
Make sure to stop at our Fudge and Nut Cart on Saturday and Sundays to get your fresh made fudge and cinnamon glazed nuts. If you don't know where it is no need to ask someone just close your eyes and follow the intoxicating aroma.
Come Tour Bass Pro Shops in Gurnee! Looking for something fun to do during the cold winter months or maybe you want to get out of the heat during the summer months?! Come to Bass Pro Shops! That’s right; you can bring your group or organization in for some unique history behind Bass Pro, and even get a FREE tour of the store! It’s fun and educational! Please call 847-856-1229 and ask for the promotions department ahead of time to set up times and dates!
Throughout the year we do a Spring Fishing Classic, Fall Hunting Classic and a Go Outdoors event. In addition we have numerous other seasonal events like Free Boat Shows, Easter Events, Family Summer Camp, Labor Event Family Fun Weekend, Professional Bull Riders Event, Halloween Bass Pro style, Santa's Wonderland and more! Keep checking our events page for these and other events.
Workshops, Special Courses and Store Only Events
Bass Pro Shops is dedicated to informing the public about conservation. We are continuously educating the youth of tomorrows generation. Every Saturday at 2pm Bass Pro offers free fishing workshops with our staff. These are for children, adults, and anyone who wishes to attend. No reservations needed! Every week is a different topic, so you are always learning something new! Feel free to bring in your lure, rod, or reel for free demonstrations on how to properly use them!
Military Discount Days!
Military Discount Days 15th-22nd of every month! We invite our Military customers to shop in the store on the 15th - 22nd of each month to receive a 10% discount at Bass Pro Shops. * Some exclusions apply - contact Customer Service @ 847-856-1229
Impressive indoor waterfalls, giant aquariums, wildlife mounts and more make Bass Pro Shops an attraction for the sporting family. Visit us today; Bass Pro is attached to the Gurnee Mills Mall located at 6112 W. Grand Ave Gurnee IL, 60031.
Gurnee, IL (Chicago) | Bass Pro Shops
6112 W. Grand Avenue
Gurnee, IL 60031
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Open 364 Days a Year!
Regular Store Hours
Mon - Fri 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sat 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sun 10:00am - 7:00pm
Ho! Ho! Ho! It's that time of year again, and the big jolly man is making his way to Bass Pro Shops in Gurnee! Come out and visit Santa himself, along with all of his hard working elves starting November 9th-December 24th! While you are here, you can get a FREE photo taken with Santa, and let him know what you want for Christmas! Be sure to pick up your bass pass the day you want to see Santa, so that you don't have to wait in a long line!Check out the new games in Santa's Wonderland, say hello to the elves, and even make FREE crafts to bring home!
Don't forget to stop by our yummy fudge cart, and sample some delicious fudge, along with roasted nuts, and other great holiday treats! Santa's Wonderland is magical, so come on out to see what all the talk is about! From all of us at Bass Pro Shops, Merry Christmas!
Ice Fishing Weekend-January 4th, 2014.
Brrrrrr...It's going to be a chilly winter! Don't let a little snow and ice scare you away from some of the best fishing around...Ice Fishing!
Come join us for ice fishing weekend on January 4th from 11am-4pm! Sit in on great need to know seminars on everything you need to know to conquer the ice! From safety to the best baits for catching that whopper...we got you covered. Talk with the vendors who help make ice fishing possible, and even enter to win some cool prizes throughout the day!
Fly Tying Workshops at Bass Pro Shops!
When: Every Thursday Night at 6:00pm.
Where: Fly Shop
Hey anglers! Interested in fly fishing? Come check out our fly tying classes being offered every Thursday night at Bass Pro Shops starting at 6pm! Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced, there is always something new to learn! We can help you learn new techniques or help you improve so that you are getting the best out of your equipment. Here are the next few seminars:
July 18th "Elk hair caddis, favorite dry fly."
July 25th "Cracklebacks"
August 1st "Crawdads-great for bass!"
August 8th "Tube fly techniques, basics for making trolling flies."
August 15th -No Class
August 22nd "Black nose dace, excellent for salmon."
August 29th "Grasshoppers, end of summer pattern, good for panfish and bass."
So how do you join? Just call ahead and ask for the fly shop. Let them know you are interestred in a Thursday night class, how many people you are bringing, and they will take care of the rest! Best of all, it's FREE! All ages are welcome. Although it is not required, you may bring your own equipment if you prefer.
**There will be no classes on July 4th and July 11th.
For questions, please call us at 847-856-1229, and ask for the fly shop.
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